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      OSSA / BSO (Basic Safety Orientation) NEW

      The School of Career and Education Access is a licensed, approved provider of the OSSA-Basic Safety Orientation (BSO). Training will be provided by Certified BSO Trainers in Keyano College’s Testing Services Centre.

      The Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) is a four hour, instructor-led, pre-site access course for the four OSSA member companies (Canadian Natural, Shell, Suncor, and Syncrude). Upon completion of the course, workers will be able to present their credential to any of the Oil Sands Safety Association Owner Member sites as proof of completing the required site-access orientation.

      The half-day interactive training session is designed to actively engage participants, with an emphasis on taking personal responsibility for workplace safety. The BSO curriculum is based on the new OSSA Regional Safety Rules, including the 7 Life Saving Rules.

      Learning Objectives:

      §  Identify worker rights and responsibilities

      §  Identify and describe the seven OSSA Life Saving Rules

      §  Identify different types of emergencies and emergency response procedures

      §  Explain the appropriate procedures for reporting

      §  Identify some of the key elements of worksite safety

      §  Recognize the importance of interventions

      §  Identify environmental responsibilitie

      Hours of Operation:

      Orientation classes start at 8:30 am

      Keyano College is closed on all statutory holidays



      §  phone: 780-792-2688 (For corporate training, please call 780-791-8907)

      §  in person at 8115 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray AB T9H 2H7

      §  online


      §  OSSA-BSO $200.00 + GST

      §  Parking $2.00 for the day


      §  A government issued picture identification


      Room BL104, Testing Services Center, Main Floor, Bob Lamb Building, Clearwater Campus

      The Bob Lamb Building is located directly behind Keyano College (Clearwater Campus - King Street)


      For more information email or call 780-791-4838




      Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)

      Effective July 1, 2015 the cost for CSTS will be $125 + GST.

      Effective July 1, 2015 OSSA- Regional will no longer be available.

      Pre-registration is required as space is limited

      ·  Hours of Operation

      8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Monday - Friday)

      Keyano College is closed on all statutory holidays

      ·  Costs

      CSTS only: $100.00 + GST

      Parking $2.00 for the day

      ·  Registration

      Call: 780-792-2688

      In person: 8115 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray T9H 2H7 AB

      ·  What to Bring

      Please bring Government issued ID

      ·  Location

      Room 141, Main Floor, Bob Lamb Building (Map)

      The Bob Lamb Building is located directly behind Keyano College (Clearwater Campus - King Street). Located on Franklin Avenue, the Bob Lamb Building is beige with blue trim. The CSTS testing rooms are located on the first floor, toward the back, right-hand side of the building